We run friendly and fun willow weaving workshops at various venues around Yorkshire, below are some of the workshop locations

The Hepworth, Wakefield
The National Trust Nostell Priory, Wakefield
Yorkshire Wildlife Trust Potterick Carr, Doncaster
Mires Beck Nursery, South Cave
The Yorkshire Arboretum, York
The Blacksmiths Shop Crafts, Foggerthorpe
My workshop at Stockwell Stud, Kirkby Wharfe, Tadcaster
The Old Girls School, Sherburn In Elmet

We also work at other venues. If you would like to organise a workshop for a group please get in touch. I can come to you if you have a suitable venue.

Willow Butterfly Workshop - Sold Out

12 November, 2019

12th November 2019

9.30 to 13.30

Venue: Stockwell Stud, Kirkby Wharfe, Tadcaster LS24 9DE Suitable for beginners. Create a willow butterfly, you can either fully weave your wings or use random weaving. This is an ideal first project.

Willow Deer Workshop - Sold Out

23 November, 2019

23rd November 2019

10.00 to 16.00

Venue: Old Girls' School, 18 Kirkgate, Sherburn in Elmet LS25 6BL Suitable for beginners. During this willow sculpture workshop you will make a 4ft willow deer; you will learn the basics of random weave and creating sculpture with willow without a metal frame.

Willow Stag Head Workshop - Sold out

24 November, 2019

24th November 2019

10.00 to 16.00

Venue: Old Girls' School, 18 Kirkgate, Sherburn in Elmet LS25 6BL Suitable for beginners. You will make this stags head completely out of willow, with no metal frame. An ideal decoration for all year around and a fun way to learn a new traditional skill.

Willow Christmas tree 4ft and robin workshop- Sold out

26 November, 2019

26th November 2019

10.00 to 16.00

Venue: Old Girls' School, 18 Kirkgate, Sherburn in Elmet LS25 6BL Suitable for beginners. Enjoy yourself and relax while making a willow Christmas tree as per the picture (I will supply all decorations except the lights) and a willow robin. This is a great workshop to start you on your willow way as you will learn the basics of creating a frame and random weave as well as creating a  beautiful bird and Christmas tree.

Willow Christmas Wreath Workshop

28 November, 2019

28th November 2019

10.00 to 16.00

Venue: The Yorkshire Arboretum, Castle Howard, York YO60 7BY Suitable for beginners. Enjoy a festive willow wreath making workshop using my own coppiced willow and greenery gathered from a local estate. You will also have a large variety of dried fruit and sparkly Christmas decorations to choose from while decorating your wreath. Enjoy a glass of spiced punch and a mince pie as well as you get into the festive spirit and have some me time. To book tickets for this workshop, please visit: www.yorkshirearboretum.org

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Willow Deer Workshop - Sold Out

30 November, 2019

30th November 2019

10.00 to 16.00

Venue: The Old Blacksmith’s Shop, Foggathorpe YO8 6PR Suitable for beginners. During this willow sculpture workshop you will make a 4ft willow deer; you will learn the basics of random weave and creating sculpture with willow without a metal frame. To book tickets for this workshop, please visit: www.blacksmithshopcrafts.co.uk

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Willow Deer Workshop - Sold out

1 December, 2019

1st December 2019

10.00 to 16.00

Venue: Old Girls' School, 18 Kirkgate, Sherburn in Elmet LS25 6BL Suitable for beginners. During this willow sculpture workshop you will make a 4ft willow deer; you will learn the basics of random weave and creating sculpture with willow without a metal frame.

Willow Deer Workshop - Sold Out

7 December, 2019

7th December 2019

11.00 to 16.00

Venue: Harewood House, Harewood, Leeds LS17 9LG Suitable for beginners. During this willow sculpture workshop you will make a 4ft willow deer; you will learn the basics of random weave and creating sculpture with willow without a metal frame. To book tickets for this workshop, please visit: www.harewood.org

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Willow Deer Workshop - Sold Out

8 December, 2019

8th December 2019

11.00 to 16.00

Venue: Harewood House, Harewood, Leeds LS17 9LG Suitable for beginners. During this willow sculpture workshop you will make a 4ft willow deer; you will learn the basics of random weave and creating sculpture with willow without a metal frame. To book tickets for this workshop, please visit: www.harewood.org

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Willow Christmas Wreath Workshop 11am-1pm

10 December, 2019

10th December 2019

11am to 1pm

Venue: Harewood House, Harewood, Leeds LS17 9LG Suitable for beginners. Enjoy a festive willow wreath making workshop using my own coppiced willow and greenery gathered from a local estate. You will also have a large variety of dried fruit and sparkly Christmas decorations to choose from while decorating your wreath. To book tickets for this workshop, please visit: www.harewood.org

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Willow Christmas Wreath Workshop 2-4pm

10 December, 2019

10th December 2019

2 - 4 pm

Venue: Harewood House, Harewood, Leeds LS17 9LG Suitable for beginners. Enjoy a festive willow wreath making workshop using my own coppiced willow and greenery gathered from a local estate. You will also have a large variety of dried fruit and sparkly Christmas decorations to choose from while decorating your wreath. To book tickets for this workshop, please visit: www.harewood.org

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Willow Deer Workshop - Sold Out

11 December, 2019

11th December 2019

11.00 to 16.00

Venue: Harewood House, Harewood, Leeds LS17 9LG Suitable for beginners. During this willow sculpture workshop you will make a 4ft willow deer; you will learn the basics of random weave and creating sculpture with willow without a metal frame. To book tickets for this workshop, please visit: www.harewood.org

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Willow Christmas Wreath Workshop

13 December, 2019

13th December 2019

9.30 to 12.00

Venue: Old Girls' School, 18 Kirkgate, Sherburn in Elmet LS25 6BL Suitable for beginners. Enjoy a festive willow wreath making workshop using my own coppiced willow and greenery gathered from a local estate. You will also have a large variety of dried fruit and sparkly Christmas decorations to choose from while decorating your wreath. Enjoy a glass of spiced punch and a mince pie as well as you get into the festive spirit and have some me time.

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Willow Christmas Wreath Workshop

13 December, 2019

13th December 2019

9.30 to 12.00

Venue: Old Girls' School, 18 Kirkgate, Sherburn in Elmet LS25 6BL Suitable for beginners. Enjoy a festive willow wreath making workshop using my own coppiced willow and greenery gathered from a local estate. You will also have a large variety of dried fruit and sparkly Christmas decorations to choose from while decorating your wreath. Enjoy a glass of spiced punch and a mince pie as well as you get into the festive spirit and have some me time.

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Willow Deer Workshop - Sold out

14 December, 2019

14th December 2019

10.00 to 16.00

Venue: Old Girls' School, 18 Kirkgate, Sherburn in Elmet LS25 6BL Suitable for beginners. During this willow sculpture workshop you will make a 4ft willow deer; you will learn the basics of random weave and creating sculpture with willow without a metal frame.

Willow Deer Workshop - Sold Out

15 December, 2019

15th December 2019

10.00 to 16.00

Venue: Old Girls' School, 18 Kirkgate, Sherburn in Elmet LS25 6BL Suitable for beginners. During this willow sculpture workshop you will make a 4ft willow deer; you will learn the basics of random weave and creating sculpture with willow without a metal frame.

Willow Deer Workshop

18 December, 2019

18th December 2019

11.00 to 16.00

Venue: Harewood House, Harewood, Leeds LS17 9LG Suitable for beginners. During this willow sculpture workshop you will make a 4ft willow deer; you will learn the basics of random weave and creating sculpture with willow without a metal frame. To book tickets for this workshop, please visit: www.harewood.org

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Willow Boxing Hare workshop

16 January, 2020

16th January 2010

10.00 to 16.00

Venue: My workshop, Stockwell Stud,Kirkby Wharfe, Tadcaster, LS24 9DE Suitable for beginners. During this willow sculpture workshop you will make a willow boxing hare; you will learn the basics of random weave and creating sculpture with willow without a metal frame.

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Willow Trug Workshop

18 January, 2020

18th January 2010

9.30 to 16.30

Venue: My Workshop, Stockwell Stud, Kirkby Wharfe, Tadcaster LS24 9DE Suitable for beginners. During this willow trug workshop you will make a beautiful basket suitable for carrying flowers or vegetables in; you will learn the basics of basketry, the tools associated with it and about the different types of basketry there are.

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Willow Heron workshop

21 January, 2020

21 January 2020

10.00 to 16.00

Venue: My workshop, Stockwell Stud, Kirkby Wharfe, Tadcaster LS24 9DE Suitable for beginners. During this willow sculpture workshop you will make a large willow heron; you will learn the basics of random weave and creating sculpture with willow without a metal frame. it is a fun item that looks good in a garden.

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Willow deer workshop

23 January, 2020

23rd January 2010

10.00 to 16.00

Venue: My workshop, Stockwell Stud, Kirkby Wharfe, Tadcaster LS24 9DE Suitable for beginners. During this willow sculpture workshop you will make a 4ft willow deer; you will learn the basics of random weave and creating sculpture with willow without a metal frame.

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Willow Pheasant

26 January, 2020

26th January 2020

10.00 to 16.00

Venue: My Workshop, Stockwell Stud, Kirkby Wharfe, Tadcaster LS24 9DE Suitable for beginners. During this willow sculpture workshop you will make a life sized willow pheasant; you will learn the basics of random weave and creating sculpture with willow without a metal frame.

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Round Willow basket

30 January, 2020

30th January 2020

09.00 to 17.00

Venue: My workshop, Stockwell Stud, Kirkby Wharfe, Tadcaster LS24 9DE Suitable for beginners. You will make a round shopping basket from scratch. It will be approximately 30cm in width in less you'd like a smaller basket. I will provide all the tools, you will also be able to find out about the history of basketry and I will talk about how we harvest the willow and look after it so we have a stock of it all year around.

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Willow Handbag workshop

1 February, 2020

1st February

Time: 9.30 – 4.30

Venue: My workshop at Stockwell Stud
Suitable for beginners. During this willow sculpture workshop you will make willow handbag which will have leather straps; you will learn the basics of making square baskets (square basketry includes trugs, square or rectangular baskets). I will provide hot and cold drinks, some light snacks and all the tools you will need for the day and you will have a choice of willow colour.

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Willow pig workshop

2 February, 2020

2nd February 2020

10.00 to 16.00

Venue: Old Girls' School, 18 Kirkgate, Sherburn in Elmet, LS25 6BL Suitable for beginners. During this willow sculpture workshop you will make a willow pig; you will learn the basics of random weave and creating sculpture with willow without a metal frame. The willow pig you make will be suitable for going in your garden or indoors.

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Willow Hurdle Workshop

6 February, 2020

6th February 2020

10.00 to 15.30

Venue: Stockwell Stud, Kirkby Wharfe, Tadcaster LS24 9DE Suitable for beginners. During this workshop you can make either a hurdle on a wooded frame or a hurdle with a willow frame. You will leave the workshop with the skills to make your own hurdles and the hurdle you make on the day. Please dress warm as the workshop will be run at my workshop which is quite cold. I have a wood log burner but it is still a barn. You will be dry but wear layers.

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Willow Framed Basket

8 February, 2020

8th February 2020

9.30 to 16.30

Venue: Old Girls' School, 18 Kirkgate, Sherburn in Elmet LS25 6BL Suitable for beginners. During this willow framed basket workshop you will make a Framed basket; you will learn the basics of basketry, this is one of the easiest baskets to make.

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Willow Handbag Workshop

9 February, 2020

9th February 2020

9.30.00 to 16.30

Venue: The Old Girls' School, 18 Kirkgate, Sherburn in Elmet LS25 6BL Suitable for beginners. Suitable for beginners. During this willow sculpture workshop you will make willow handbag which will have leather straps; you will learn the basics of making square baskets (square basketry includes trugs, square or rectangular baskets). I will provide hot and cold drinks, some light snacks and all the tools you will need for the day and you will have a choice of willow colour.

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